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1996-05-28 Manchester - Nynex Arena (England)
 

Cancelled cause Robert suffering from a pernicious and lingering sinus infection affecting his ears, eyes and throat.

press release from Fiction Records:

Robert Smith Unwell
Cure Dates Change
Robert Smith, since returning from New York on May 13th, has been suffering from a pernicious and lingering sinus infection affecting his ears, eyes and throat. As a consequence the shows in Cardiff this Saturday (25th May), Sheffield (Sunday 26th May), Manchester (Tuesday May 28th) and Birmingham (Wednesday 29th May), have been postponed until December:
Cardiff- Monday 9th December
Sheffield- Friday 13th December
Manchester- Saturday 14th December
Birmingham- Monday 16th December
The rescheduling of the Birmingham show necessitates a change of venue to the NEC.

Tickets being held for Birmingham NIA must be exchanged at the NEC for the new dates at the NEC. Tickets for all other venues are valid and need not be exchanged or can be refunded at the point of sale.

The Earls Court shows Friday 31st May (sold out) and Saturday 1st June are expected to proceed as is the Point Depot in Dublin on Tuesday, 4th June.
It is hoped that Robert will join the group early next week for production rehearsals.

The cure are also booked for TFI Friday on 31st May playing live the forthcoming single Mint Car set for release 10th June.
23rd May 1996
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Day of the week: Tuesday
Tour: 'The Swing Tour'

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The Cure
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Venue address:
Victoria Station
Manchester
M3 1AR
Venue naming history:
1995-1998 | NYNEX Arena
1998-2011 | Manchester Evening News Arena
2012-2013 | Manchester Arena
2013-2015 | Phones 4u Arena Manchester
2015-2020 | Manchester Arena
2020-____ | AO Arena
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The Cure appearances at this venue:
    1996-05-28 Nynex Arena (cancelled)
  1. 1996-12-14 Nynex Arena
  2. 2016-11-29 Manchester Arena
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